Friday, August 2, 2013
Tonight I spent some time adkusting my Stanley Bailey No. 6 plane. Apparently it's the exact same model as the one that was stolen from my dad a while back.
I made the mouth opening tighter, oiled the adjustment knob and set the chip breaker closer to the edge.
To try it I took it to a piccolo soundboard of terribly uneven thickness and appearance. The effect; I couldn't slice butter more easily! It was a bit hard to keep the piece from skidding around under the heavy plane since it was almost round. Small cleats were superglued to the board I use as a base.